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Goodson, Ivor F.; Anstead, Christopher J. – Peter Lang New York, 2012
In the past decade or so, there has been an increasing interest in employing a combination of archival and life history methods to understand the complexities of schooling. This book explores the history of the Beal Technical School in order to discuss the methods and problems involved in researching the story of an institution. It offers the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Schools, Educational Research, Guidelines
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Derry, Sharon J.; Pea, Roy D.; Barron, Brigid; Engle, Randi A.; Erickson, Frederick; Goldman, Ricki; Hall, Rogers; Koschmann, Timothy; Lemke, Jay L.; Sherin, Miriam Gamoran; Sherin, Bruce L. – Journal of the Learning Sciences, 2010
Focusing on expanding technical capabilities and new collaborative possibilities, we address 4 challenges for scientists who collect and use video records to conduct research in and on complex learning environments: (a) Selection: How can researchers be systematic in deciding which elements of a complex environment or extensive video corpus to…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Video Technology, Data Collection, Guidelines
Karabenick, Stuart A., Ed.; Newman, Richard S., Ed. – Lawrence Erlbaum Associates (Bks), 2006
Building on Karabenick's earlier volume on this topic and maintaining its high standards of scholarship and intellectual rigor, this book brings together contemporary work that is theoretically as well as practically important. It highlights current trends in the area and gives expanded attention to applications to teaching and learning. The…
Descriptors: Helping Relationship, Bullying, Academic Advising, Help Seeking
Alkin, Marvin C. – Guilford Publications, 2010
Written in a refreshing conversational style, this text thoroughly prepares students, program administrators, and new evaluators to conduct evaluations or to use them in their work. The book's question-driven focus and clear discussions about the importance of fostering evaluation use by building collaborative relationships with stakeholders set…
Descriptors: Evaluators, Evaluation Methods, Stakeholders, Data Analysis
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Theobald, Elli – CBE - Life Sciences Education, 2018
Discipline-based education researchers have a natural laboratory--classrooms, programs, colleges, and universities. Studies that administer treatments to multiple sections, in multiple years, or at multiple institutions are particularly compelling for two reasons: first, the sample sizes increase, and second, the implementation of the treatments…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Hierarchical Linear Modeling, Program Implementation, Predictor Variables
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Smith, Sean J.; Lowrey, K. Alisa – Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2017
The current research in Universal Design for Learning (UDL) for students with intellectual disability (ID) is briefly summarized and considered in light of the national goals presented by the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD) in this article. Additionally, an action plan is provided for researchers and…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Intellectual Disability, Planning, Guidelines
Anderson, Jim, Ed.; Macleroy, Vicky, Ed. – Routledge Research in Education, 2016
Classrooms are increasingly multicultural in their social composition, and students are increasingly connected, through digital media, to local and global networks. However, pedagogy has failed to take full advantage of the opportunities these resources represent. "Multilingual Digital Storytelling" draws attention to the interfaces…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Story Telling, Multicultural Education, Technology Uses in Education
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Mondi, Makingu; Woods, Peter; Rafi, Ahmad – Educational Technology & Society, 2008
This study investigates "how and why" students' "Uses and Gratification Expectancy" (UGE) for e-learning resources influences their "Perceived e-Learning Experience." A "Uses and Gratification Expectancy Model" (UGEM) framework is proposed to predict students' "Perceived e-Learning Experience," and…
Descriptors: Research Design, Learning Strategies, Learning Experience, Educational Resources
Muscella, Deborah – 1987
The central theme of this paper is that multimethod, multitrait research is essential to uncover learning beliefs and learning structures. The year-long social-ecological study clearly illustrated the efficacy of such a research process. This was a study of the elements of a kindergarten classroom environment and the beliefs that parents,…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Beliefs, Cognitive Dissonance, Cognitive Style
OECD Publishing, 2014
The Programme for International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC) will establish technical standards and guidelines to ensure that the survey design and implementation processes of PIAAC yield high-quality and internationally comparable data. This document provides a revised version of the technical standards and guidelines originally…
Descriptors: Adults, International Assessment, Adult Literacy, Competence
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Quebec Fuentes, Sarah – Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, 2013
Establishing a communication-rich classroom can be difficult. This article describes the process and findings of a practitioner action research study addressing the question of how teachers can interact with their students while they are working in groups to encourage and enhance student-to-student communication. Recommended research-based teacher…
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Classroom Techniques, Action Research, Intervention
Nemirovsky, Ricardo, Ed.; Rosebery, Ann S., Ed.; Solomon, Jesse, Ed.; Warren, Beth, Ed. – Lawrence Erlbaum Associates (Bks), 2005
This book re-examines the dichotomy between the everyday and the disciplinary in mathematics and science education, and explores alternatives to this opposition from points of view grounded in the close examination of complex classroom events. It makes the case that students' everyday experience and knowledge in their entire manifold forms matter…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Science Education, Theory Practice Relationship, Instructional Design
Eaton, Sarah Elaine – Online Submission, 2010
Today's language classroom is vastly different from that of the mid- to late 20th century. The study is a meta-analysis of recent research which provided the means to identify current and emerging trends in the field. Informed by this research, some identified trends that are shaping the 21st century language classroom are outdated practices such…
Descriptors: Language Laboratories, Teacher Attitudes, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Parsons, David – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2014
Mobile learning has been a research topic for some 20 years. Over that time it has encompassed a wide range of concepts, theories, designs, experiments and evaluations. With increasing interest in mobile learning from researchers and practitioners, an accessible overview of this area of research that encapsulates its many facets and features can…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
Lee, Joan – Office of Educational Technology, US Department of Education, 2016
Recognizing the growth of technology use in early learning settings, the U.S. Department of Education and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services collaborated in the development of the "Early Learning and Educational Technology Policy Brief" to promote developmentally appropriate use of technology in homes and early learning…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Young Children
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